Mississippi’s 7-day daily average of new coronavirus cases fell to lowest in weeks

Published 10:16 pm Saturday, June 6, 2020

After hoving at record levels over the last week, Mississippi’s daily 7-day average of new COVID-19 coronavirus cases fell to a more than two-week low Saturday.

The Mississippi State Department of Health reported an additional 265 new cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours bringing the total cases to 17,034.

The state announced Saturday 8 new deaths were attributed to the virus bringing the total death toll to 811.

Mississippi’s 7-day average of new cases dropped to 258 per day. The record high of the 7-day average of new cases is 328 and was set on Monday.

The 14-day average of daily new cases decreased slightly Saturday to 288 cases per day.

Mississippi’s death toll from coronavirus includes 419 people from long-term care facilities or 52 percent of the total deaths.

Here are the county by county numbers:

County Total Cases Total Deaths Total LTC Facility Cases Total LTC Facility Deaths
Adams 203 16 43 9
Alcorn 20 1 0 0
Amite 65 1 12 1
Attala 315 18 89 15
Benton 15 0 1 0
Bolivar 170 11 17 4
Calhoun 68 4 23 4
Carroll 119 11 45 9
Chickasaw 146 14 35 9
Choctaw 52 2 0 0
Claiborne 119 5 41 4
Clarke 157 19 17 8
Clay 130 4 0 0
Coahoma 132 4 0 0
Copiah 337 4 0 0
Covington 186 2 1 0
Desoto 605 11 18 4
Forrest 607 39 92 28
Franklin 29 2 3 1
George 30 2 1 0
Greene 36 1 13 0
Grenada 112 4 16 2
Hancock 92 12 8 3
Harrison 274 7 3 2
Hinds 1111 26 84 13
Holmes 444 31 86 15
Humphreys 69 7 17 5
Issaquena 0 0 0 0
Itawamba 89 8 33 7
Jackson 317 15 38 5
Jasper 175 4 0 0
Jefferson 46 1 0 0
Jefferson Davis 84 3 4 1
Jones 715 34 107 21
Kemper 159 11 36 7
Lafayette 155 4 40 1
Lamar 254 5 3 2
Lauderdale 775 70 177 45
Lawrence 108 1 0 0
Leake 460 12 2 0
Lee 220 8 26 2
Leflore 287 39 95 25
Lincoln 286 32 92 25
Lowndes 263 9 19 5
Madison 788 29 100 15
Marion 117 9 15 2
Marshall 89 3 0 0
Monroe 273 25 92 22
Montgomery 85 1 0 0
Neshoba 747 45 69 22
Newton 297 4 4 0
Noxubee 196 6 15 3
Oktibbeha 290 16 93 13
Panola 93 3 0 0
Pearl River 213 31 46 11
Perry 51 3 0 0
Pike 204 11 14 6
Pontotoc 52 3 3 1
Prentiss 55 3 21 3
Quitman 32 0 0 0
Rankin 473 9 3 0
Scott 670 12 13 2
Sharkey 7 0 0 0
Simpson 104 0 2 0
Smith 164 11 51 8
Stone 32 0 0 0
Sunflower 95 3 0 0
Tallahatchie 31 1 0 0
Tate 95 1 2 0
Tippah 79 11 0 0
Tishomingo 37 0 1 0
Tunica 57 3 12 2
Union 91 7 19 6
Walthall 70 0 0 0
Warren 201 10 37 7
Washington 200 8 7 1
Wayne 295 3 1 0
Webster 93 5 18 3
Wilkinson 85 9 5 2
Winston 125 1 0 0
Yalobusha 112 6 26 6
Yazoo 300 5 11 2
Total 17,034 811 2,017 419

For more detailed graphics on Mississippi’s coronavirus statistics, please visit:

https://www.magnoliastatelive.com/video-mississippis-coronavirus-case-by-the-numbers/